Days of '47 Goldenwest Credit Union
Dixie Celebration Parade

2018 Dixie Celebration Parade


Brigham's Playhouse
Monday July 17 @ 7:00 p.m.
400 West Tlegraph
(in the Cottonmill Complex)
Free to public

International Dance Night
Featuring Dancers and dance group perfoming dance routines from around the world
Tuesday July 18 @ 7:00 p.m.
100 East Telegraph
(located in the Old Washington School Auditoruim)
Free to the public

"Honoring Pioneer Women"
A special musical co-sponsored by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers honoring those women who helped settle Utah and subewquently the rest of the State.
Located at the Staheli Family Farm
(appx 3400 South Washington Fields road)
Wednesday July 19th @ 7:30 p.m.
Free to the public

Youth Square Dancing
Thursday July 20th
Washington City Community Center
300 North 300 East, Wasington
$5 per person

Square Dancing for all Ages
Friday July 21st @ 7:00 PM
National Square Dance Caller
Washington City Community Center
300 North 300 East, Washington
Refresments provided
$10 for a single or $15 per couple

Adult Advanced Square and Barn Dancing
Saturday July 22nd @ 7:00 p.m.
National Square Dance Caller
Washington City Community Center
300 North 300 East, Washington
Refresments provided
$10 for a single or $15 per couple

Fireside with guest speker (TBA)
Sunday July 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
Washington LDS Stake Center
486 East Mangum Rd., Washington

Flag Raising at Veteran's Park
Monday July 24th @ 7:00 a.m.
100 East Telegraph
Early Morning Breakfast
7:30 a.m.
hosted by the Washington City Lion's Club
$5 per person or $20 per family, up to 5 individuals

9:00 a.m.
on 300 East to and down Telegraph in Washington

Game and Food booths
10:00 a.m.
open to public
There is a small cost for some games: 25 to 50 Cents
Tickets will be sold on site

Foot Races
10:00 a.m.
for all ages for both boys and girls

Ongoing entertainment
10:00 a.m.
at Veteran's Park Gazebo
Free to the public

About the Events

The day begins a flag raising ceremony at 7:00 a.m., followed by a hearty breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast is served hot and healthy for a nominal per person cost. Price discounts are available for families to help those with extra mouths and tummies.

The parade starts at 9:00 a.m. The parade route begins at 300 North 300 East, then south to Telegraph Street, then west to 100 West, then north to 100 North.

Activities will begin at 10 a.m. at the Veteran's Memorial Park located at 100 East Telegraph Street and at the Willard O. Nisson Park, located at 300 West Telegraph Street, with wagon rides between the two parks. Traditional foot races for all ages start at 10:30 a.m. Live entertainment will be ongoing the entire day and events will wrap up around 2:00 p.m. We have great prizes for young and old. Games include but are not limited to: ring toss, fish pond, football throw, stick pull, fast pitch, golf wiffle ball, basketball free throwing, air soft gun target shooting, and paint ball gun shooting, dunk tank, jumping jack house, ring the bell strong man hammer, face painting, panning for gold, cake walk, rides for the kids, historical horse drawn wagon tours and mountain man village. Food of all kinds will be available, including snow cones, cotton candy, hard-scooped ice cream, specialty sodas, burgers and the ever famous and most popular "pronto pups" and funnel cakes.

The celebration will culminate with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. near the Community Center located at 200 North 300 East.

TV and Streaming Coverage

The July 23th parade will air live on KCSG-TV state wide on Direct-TV 44, Dish Network 37, Baja Cable 6, Reliance Cable 6 and Comcast Cable 116. This will be a 2 hour broadcast with fun-filled entertainment and live guest appearances including full coverage of the parade and activities.

Contact Information

Contact for parade entry forms:
Name: Rick Neilson
Phone: 435.467.8222

*This event is not sponsored by The Days of ’47, Inc.

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